Meet the Player: Randell Holmes Varsity Football


What age were you when you started this sport?

“I started playing flag football when I was in Kindergarten, but I started playing tackle football in 6th grade.”

How many hours a week do you practice?

“I typically practice 16 hours a week.”

Name one thing you are working to improve right now. 

“I am working on improving my hurdling.”

What is your Pre-game ritual?

“I go to the far right hash when we pray and take 100 steps there, 100 steps back. I drink exactly one and a half cups of hulk juice. Then I go get Advil from Doc. Lastly, I open up my snapchats, prepare my mind, and take the field.”

Tell us something that you need to do before a game.

“I take the field with Will Warren.”

How would your teammates describe you?

“They would probably describe me as hardworking, diligent, and a leader.”

Who is your role model, and why?

“My role model is Christian McCaffery, because he is amazing.”

What is the hardest thing about football?

“The hardest thing is taking hits twenty times a game from dudes that are 100 pounds heavier than me.”

Name something that stresses you out, and why?

“When you mess up, everyone sees you and you are held accountable for what you do.”

Name a recent accomplishment you are proud of, and why? 

“I just passed 800 total yards for the season in eight games.”

Before I graduate, I want to ________, and why?

“I want to go scuba diving and see the Great Barrier Reef.”

Name one thing about yourself that most people don’t know.

“I have two different colored eyes.”